USF Offering Saturday Morning Art Classes for Children

August 23, 2017

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Registration is open for children’s Saturday morning art classes through the School of Creative Arts at the University of Saint Francis.

The 5-week programs will provide children with an introduction to both 2-D and 3-D media. This safe, supportive environment for participants will expose them to a variety of materials and creative projects with positive role models and opportunities to interact with community arts organizations. Each session features unique and different projects.


DATES: Sept. 16, 23, 30, Oct. 7, 14

CLASS A: Early Elementary, K-1st-2nd Grade

CLASS B: Elementary, 3rd-4th-5th Grade



DATES: Nov. 11, 18, Dec. 2, 9, 16

CLASS C: 3rd-4th Grade

CLASS D: 5th-6th-7th-8th Grade

– No classes, Thanksgiving Weekend

– Classes have been filling to capacity. Late registrations and walk-ins will not be accepted into this program.

Classes are on Saturdays, 9-11 a.m., at the Mimi and Ian Rolland Art and Visual Communication Center, just off Leesburg Road on the USF campus, 2701 Spring Street.

Tuition is $50 per child/per class and includes all instruction and art supplies. Students entering grades 1-5 are eligible for Session I. Students entering grades 3-8 are eligible for Session II, and participants do not have to be experienced art students. These classes are open for any student interested in art.

For more information, call the USF School of Creative Arts at 260-399-8064.

The University of Saint Francis is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Founded in 1890 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the University of Saint Francis offers more than 70 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, USF designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. In 2016, the University of Saint Francis expanded its presence to downtown Fort Wayne. USF Downtown houses the university’s business and music technology programs while offering enhanced internship and networking opportunities for students. The University of Saint Francis campus experience includes 16 athletic programs boasting two individual and three team NAIA national championships, and is recognized as an NAIA Five-Star Champion of Character institution. Approximately 2,200 students from a broad geographic region attend USF.